Lifting Engineer - Manchester

Job Reference: APH00700851

  • Job Category: Engineering

As the UK's leading equipment rental company, with over 165 Service Centres nationwide and 3,600 dedicated employees, it's fair to say we pride ourselves on providing excellent service to our 30,000 customers. We offer years of expertise, certified training, a range of added value services and most importantly, a total commitment to ensuring safety at all times.

If you want to work for a company who are fast becoming THE employer of choice in the rental industry and who can offer you great career progression, then apply NOW!!

Please note applications via agencies will not be considered.

  • Location: North West & Cumbria
  • Closing Date: 12/12/2017
  • Package: Market rate

Job overview

A Lifting Engineer is required to join the UK's leading rental equipment organisation. We form part of Ashtead Group which is a FTSE 100 and can offer you excellent training opportunities and great scope for progression, supporting you throughout your career.

Roles and responsibilities

As a Lifting Equipment Engineer you should be competent and capable to carry out on-site inspection, testing, adjustment and maintenance of mechanical and electrical aspects of lifting and handling equipment. You will compile and present to the customer, discussing your findings. You will be aware of and be able to discuss all products and services offered by FLG. You will have the ability to carry out fault finding procedures, recognise the defective items, carry out the necessary repairs effectively and restore the equipment to a safe working condition. You will also have the capability, when designated, to organise, progress and carry out major installations.

Skills required

  • Experienced working within a testing environment
  • Experience of using heavy lifting gear or with a strong mechanical engineering background
  • Have good communication skills and experience of working within a customer site
  • Good time management skills
  • Driving licence
  • Be a strong ambassador for the company
  • LEEA Qualification would be advantageous

Benefits

In return, we can offer a competitive salary, generous holiday allowance, life assutance and inclusion into the Company pension scheme.